Meet your neighbor: Robyn Eidson |

Meet your neighbor: Robyn Eidson

Robyn Eidson
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How long I’ve lived in Nevada County: Since July 1995

Why I like living here: I love the small-town feel. Every summer, my family vacationed in Red Bluff, and my mom would take us to farms and dream about living there someday. Now I live that dream.

What I do in my spare time: I lead a Cub Scout Den, scrapbook and play cribbage, backgammon, basketball, and go on walks with my family.

My family: I’ve been married 19 years, have two boys, 22 and 10 years old. The oldest is an Eagle Scout, graduate of Nevada Union High School and is in the U.S. Marine Corps stationed in Camp Pendleton. The 10-year-old wants to be a pro-basketball player and an Eagle Scout. My husband is an umpire during baseball season and a stay-at-home dad.

Favorite food: Pizza, or steak and potato.

Pets: I love dogs and birds.

Job: Office assistant and biller for Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Occupational Health Department.

What I like about my job: Everything.

What I would change about my job: Nothing, not a thing.

The best job I ever had: This is the best job I’ve ever had. My boss is awesome.

If I won a million: I’d hire a personal trainer, buy a house and a green V.W. Bug.

My favorite vacation: When I was an exchange student in Denmark.

My dream vacation: To travel America by R.V.

My greatest accomplishment: My children, recognizing and using my natural talents.

What I’d change about the world: That families would take care of each other with less government involvement.

The most important lessons I’ve learned: You CAN do anything you set your mind to do.

The people who have made the biggest difference in my life: My grandma and God.

My hero: My husband, after 33 years of being a triple amputee, he still gets up everyday, puts on his legs and takes on the day.

The best book I’ve read recently: “Simple Abundance.”

My personal theme song: “Mission Impossible” (possible).

Favorite TV Show: I haven’t watched cable TV for more than 13 years.

A movie I’d recommend: “Something’s Got to Give.”

What you should know about me: In December 2003, my employer recognized me as its Unsung Hero for going above and beyond.

A secret I’ve never told anyone before now: I love to do for others, anonymously.


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